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Nancy Jane Cross Goodman
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1861
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1928
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Nancy Jane Cross was the sole child of Levi Cross and his wife, widow of John Clevenger, Elizabeth Hall Clevenger Cross. Nancy Jane married three times:
abt. 1878 to Henry Raymond Hayden.
23 October 1881 Isaac N. Thurston
18 August 1897.

Nancy Jane Cross Hayden was living in Elizabethtown, KY with her first husband. One day when the river was iced over, she left her husband, Raymond, and crossed the river into Illinois with her two children, between 1878-1881.

She was called Grandma Cross. Tombstone says "Nancy Jane Goodman" Picture of her with Florence O'Malley."

Nancy Jane in the 1880 census in Wayne County, IL she is keeping house for the Hart family:
Hart, John 42 Farmer KY KY KY widowed
___ John 8 son IL KY IL
___ Richard 4 son
Hayden, Jane 19 Keeping house IL IN IL Married
___ Charles D 2 Son IL IL IL
___ Florence B 4 mo Dau IL IL IL born in February.

1900 United States Federal Census about Nancy J Goodman
Name: Nancy J Goodman
Age: 39
Birth Date: Feb 1861
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1900: Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: William Goodman
Marriage Year: 1897
Years Married: 3
Father's Birthplace: Indiana Levi Cross
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois Elizabeth Hall Clevenger Cross
Mother: number of living children: 6
Mother: How many children: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
William Goodman 38 Head
Nancy J Goodman 39 wife
Thomas Goodman 4 Son
Julia Goodman 1 Dau
Myrtle Thurston 14 male step son
Lorinda Thurston 9 female step daughter

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 about Nancy Jane Goodman
Name: Nancy Jane Goodman
[Nancy Jane Cross]
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1861
Birth Place: Wayne Co , Ill
Death Date: 5 Nov 1928
Death Place: Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois
Burial Date: 7 Nov 1928
Burial Place: Grover, Wayne, Ill.
Cemetery Name: Koontz
Death Age: 67
Occupation: Housekeeper
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Female
Street Address: 121 West Deleware
Father Name: Levi Cross
Mother Name: Elizabeth HALL record was transcribed as HILL
Mother Birth Place: Wayne Co., Ill.
Spouse Name: William Goodman
FHL Film Number: 1642928

Issac Thurston
Nancy J. Thurston
Martin Cross
Philip Peer
Lavina Peer
J.F. Clevenger
Joseph Sork Jr.
Miranda Sork
E.B. Clevenger
Sabinia Clevenger 
Family links: 
  Levi Cross (1822 - 1879)
  Elizabeth Clevenger Hall Cross (1818 - 1904)
  William Andrew Clevenger (1837 - 1872)**
  Nancy Jane Cross Goodman (1861 - 1928)
*Calculated relationship
Koontz Cemetery
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Plot: South West Section near County Road-info from A. Kemp
Created by: Candee
Record added: Feb 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105825948
Nancy Jane <i>Cross</i> Goodman
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Nancy Jane <i>Cross</i> Goodman
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Nancy Jane <i>Cross</i> Goodman
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